A Big Stinky Plant

Last night, I saw the U.S. Botanic Garden’s corpse flower. It’s YOOGE! and stinky (though it seems I wasn’t there during peak stink). Anyway, here it is in all of its odiferous glory:


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1 Response to A Big Stinky Plant

  1. zero says:

    Two hours in line. Still worth it. Getting a good shot was difficult with the crowd.
    It stank, but not terribly bad. Saying it smells like anything in particular is like saying something tastes like chicken: not very accurate but not entirely wrong either.

    Two things surprised me: their donation box was hidden away instead of right by the entrance, and the entire facility was open. We took advantage and looked around; it was a bit dim with no sunlight but fun to see everything without so many people.

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